Share Your Thoughts On Australian PM’s Answers To The Public On Climate Change
July 6, 2012: Australia’s Herald Sun newspaper just hosted an online question and answer session between Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the public about that country’s new “carbon” tax (which came into force on July 1, 2012).
ICSC is asking for readers’ comments about the Prime Minister’s climate (science and politics) statements. We will select the most interesting remarks that we receive and share them with the public via our Website. ICSC will also send the most important comments directly to Prime Minister Gillard’s office.
Click on an issue below to read the question and PM Gillard’s response as well as to submit your own assessment of her statements:
#1: Taxing something that is essential to life
#2: How much will the Australian “carbon tax” lower temperatures?
#3: Why did you decide to bring in the “carbon tax”?
#4: ”Where does the money from Carbon Tax go exactly? How does it help the environment?“
#5: “Has the carbon tax started working since we have started having cold weather since it was introduced?”
#6: Shouldn’t then funds generated from the tax go to “protect delicate environments more susceptible to climate change?”
#1: Did you lie about your election promises to not bring in a “carbon tax”?
#2: “do you not think it is wrong to bring in a law that is against the will of the people?”
#3: “why are you implementing a tax designed to make us all poorer?”
#4: “the start of Australia’s greener future?”
Julia Gillard answering readers’ questions about the carbon tax. Source: Herald Sun